Monday, January 19, 2009

How do I copy the text from a DOS screen?

You need to highlight the text in DOS screen, copy the text and paste it
into Notepad or Word.
Let us say you want to copy the text on this screen.

Step 1: Highlight the text as follows:
Right click anywhere on the title (blue strip at the top) and from the drop-down
menu choose Edit | Mark.

Step 2: Highlight the text now.
Mark the text by sweeping your mouse (held down) over the text you want to
mark as shown.

Step3: Go back to the title, right click and choose Edit| Copy. This copies the text
and now open Notepad from Start | Accessories |Notepad. With the Notepad open click on
Edit | Paste. The copied text is now pasted to the open Notepad as shown.

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